The Mountain Home Blue Storm team could not manage a hit in their second game of the Babe Ruth 13 Year Old World Series at McClain Family Park Friday night and lost to Greater Keene, New Hampshire 12-1. Three Greater Keene pitchers combined on the five inning no-hitter.
Greater Keene started the game with a bang, scoring four runs in the first inning with only one hit, taking advantage of three hit batters and a walk. THey would add two runs in both the second and third innings and four more runs in the fourth.
Mountain Home's only run came in the fourth inning when July Stone led off with a walk, Will Beckham walked, Stone moved to third on a wild pitch and scored on a ground out by Lawson Stockton.
For Greater Keene, Jacob Kindey worked three perfect innings to start the game and earn the win. Liam Yardley and Conner Branon each worked one inning to finish the no hitter. At the plate, Liam Conley went three for four with two runs batted in and Kevin Putnam added two hits and three RBI.
The loss drops Mountain Home to 0-2 in pool play.
In other games Friday, Atlantic Shore, New Jersey topped Jasper, Indiana 12-5; Tallahassee, Florida blanked Belgrade, Montana 10-0; and Tri-Valley, California topped Tri-County, Arkansas 9-0.
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